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CEO doesn't anticipate any 'involuntary' layoffs | Special Report

  • May 23, 2014 at 12:00PM updated May 27, 2014 at 11:04AM

Harrison Medical Center President and CEO Scott Bosch said the plan to consolidate all acute hospital care at the Silverdale campus in the next three to four years should not result in a reduction-in-force.

As of May 12, 36 candidates for 28 elected positions

  • May 12, 2014 at 5:09PM

Candidate filing week opened May 12 and, by the end of day one, 36 residents had filed as candidates for 28 elected positions on the ballot. The primary election is Aug. 5. The top two finishers in each contested race will advance to the Nov. 4 general election.

Hospital strike is looming

  • Jun 6, 2014 at 9:00AM updated Jun 7, 2014 at 1:59PM

Harrison Medical Center’s 800 or so professional and technical workers that belong to UFCW 21 will hold a strike authorization vote on Tuesday, June 10.

Harrison workers authorize one-day strike

  • Jun 11, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 2:17PM

Professional and technical workers at Harrison Medical Center overwhelmingly authorized a one-day strike during voting in Bremerton on Tuesday.

Commissioners approve nine proposals for mental health tax revenue

  • Jun 12, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 4:28PM

Kitsap County commissioners approved nine proposals June 9 to spend about $2.26 million in revenue generated by the county’s new mental health tax.

Streissguth resigns from Harrison’s board of directors

  • Jun 18, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Jun 20, 2014 at 4:02PM

Kitsap County Commissioner Linda Streissguth resigned from the Harrison Medical Center Board of Directors without much fanfare.

Nimitz will move to Bremerton in 2015

  • Jun 24, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Jun 27, 2014 at 1:08PM

The USS Nimitz (CVN 68) will move to Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton in 2015 for 16 months for a scheduled large-scale maintenance period. Nimitz, currently homeported in Everett, was commissioned in 1975. It weighs 100,020 tons, is 1,092 feet long, and has a ship’s company of 3,200 Navy personnel and an air wing roster of 2,480.

Prosecutor candidates lay out reasons they should be elected

  • Jul 18, 2014 at 10:25AM

Voters had a chance to get an up-close look at all four candidates for Kitsap County Prosecutor at this week’s Eggs and Issues event in Bremerton.

Seahawks' Super Bowl trophy taken on tour to Naval Base Kitsap — Bangor | Slideshow

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 1:20PM

The Seattle Seahawks' Super Bowl trophy — the Vince Lombardi Trophy — was taken to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor on June 27 as part of the Heroes of 12 Trophy Tour

Expanded search continues for missing girl

  • Aug 5, 2014 at 12:16PM

The Central Kitsap neighborhood where six-year-old Jenise Wright went missing has been roped off to the public as investigators expand the search for her.

Fair preparation brings together a 'family' of 4-Hers

  • Aug 18, 2014 at 4:02PM

Not too many of them know just what it takes to set up the fair, and the work that goes into it all year long.

Large search and rescue set up to locate missing girl

  • Aug 4, 2014 at 1:00PM updated at 4:42PM

Authorities have more than 80 searchers, including dog teams on the ground surrounding the Steele Creek Mobile Home Park where a child has gone missing. Jenise Paulette Wright, 6, was reported missing yesterday.

Kitsap Nonprofit teams up with local businesses to fight Ebola in Africa

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 11:25AM

Thanks to generous donations from Kitsap County physicians and businesses, Silverdale nonprofit Children of the Nations (COTN) is sending 200 pounds of medical supplies to West Africa to combat the recent Ebola outbreak.

Bremerton doctor being investigated

  • Aug 16, 2014 at 12:00PM

The medical commission is investigating the care given to patients in Hansville Road crash

Theft suspects had been featured on 'Washington's Most Wanted'

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 5:43AM

Two Kitsap County people arrested near Old Tarboo Lake Road with a cache of stolen property that included cars and electronics were the topic of a "Washington’s Most Wanted" episode. Kristofer T. Nickerson, 32, of unincorporated Kitsap County, and Ericka L. Nitz, 25, of Bainbridge Island remained in the Jefferson County jail in Port Hadlock on Oct. 1 after they were arrested the previous day. Jefferson County Sheriff Joe Nole has said the arrest broke up a theft ring.

Windermere Real Estate West Sound is about to get bigger

  • Oct 8, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Oct 9, 2014 at 3:59PM

Jim Laws is selling his Windermere franchise on Bainbridge Island, a top performing franchise in the Windermere network, to Carter Dotson.

Q&A: Candidates for 23rd District state House, position 2 | 2014 Election

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 10:44AM

Members of the state House of Representatives are elected to two-year terms, are paid $42,106 a year plus per diem, and receive the same benefits provided to other state employees. Their salaries are set by the Washington Citizens Commission on Salaries for Elected Officials.

Q&A: Candidates for 23rd District state House, position 1 | 2014 Election

  • Sep 23, 2014 at 11:16AM

This is part 2 in a series of Q&As with candidates for local office in the Nov. 4 general election. This Q&A: Sherry Appleton and Scott Henden, 23rd District state House of Representatives, position 1. Members of the state House of Representatives are elected to two-year terms, are paid $42,106 a year plus per diem, and receive the same benefits provided to other state employees. Their salaries are set by the Washington Citizens Commission on Salaries for Elected Officials.

Overlake Medical Center VP named president of Harrison Medical Center

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Oct 17, 2014 at 10:46AM

CHI Franciscan Health announced Oct. 16 that David Schultz has been named the new president for Harrison Medical Center. Schultz has been serving as executive vice president and chief operating officer at Overlake Medical Center, a 349-bed hospital located in Bellevue. He will start Dec. 15.

Winning Kitsap candidates emerge

  • Aug 19, 2008 at 8:24PM

Early primary results were released just after 8:00 p.m., giving Republican Tim Matthes the majority of the vote, followed by Democrat Charlotte Garrido. If these results hold, Monty Mahan will be eliminated from the race.

Kitsap voters oust favored candidates

  • Aug 19, 2008 at 10:10PM updated Sep 11, 2008 at 11:05AM

Sandbags available to the public

  • Jan 7, 2009 at 9:00AM updated at 5:06PM

Ferry Special Report: Local lawmakers join together

  • Jan 29, 2009 at 1:01PM updated at 3:40PM

Just as the squeakiest political wheels often end up with the funding grease, those lawmakers shouting about the need for increased support for Washington State Ferries could end up wasting much of their breath.

Ferry Special Report: WSF plan motivates riders

  • Jan 29, 2009 at 1:00PM updated at 4:39PM

The newly formed “Citizens Write Plan C” group plans to bring its homegrown plan to the State Legislature in early March.

Ferry Special Report: Imagine no ferries

  • Jan 29, 2009 at 12:59PM updated at 3:41PM

It’s not unusual for Kingston’s Rebecca Bilbao to take to the skies out of Sea-tac International for work. She crosses Puget Sound every day, and when her Seattle-based public relations job does take her elsewhere, she’s got a sure system for getting back.

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